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Re: Fedora 10 x86_64 install issues, bugzilla?



On 27/11/08 00:28, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> That is a consistent problem in Linux. Everything except for MAN pages 
>> require tons of libraries, fonts, and too many supporting binaries. 
>> Linux needs a lightweight documentation system that works in both CLI 
>> and GUI environments.
>>
>> Proposed Fedora Feature: Revolutionary, Lightweight Documentation System
> 
> +1
> 
> <rant>
> I hate the increasing use of HTML docs instead of man pages. In old Unix
> systems, man pages were concise, accurate and complete. Now we have
> bloated, inaccurate, incomplete documentation that is hard to read and
> hard to search. Large subsystems such as KDE have essentially no man
> pages at all so you can't even read the docs without running a GUI.
> 
> I just updated Evolution, and by far the largest rpm was the help docs.
> 47 Megs for a set of poorly-indexed online help pages that doesn't even
> cover all the features and has a barely functional search system, in
> around 8 languages!
> </rant>

Amen.

-- 
Erik.


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